Definitions for indecentɪnˈdi sənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•de•cent*ɪnˈdi sənt(adj.)

  1. offending against standards of morality or propriety:

    indecent language.

  2. unbecoming; unseemly.

* Syn: See improper.

Origin of indecent:

1555–65; < L

in•de′cent•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. indecent, indecorous, unbecoming, uncomely, unseemly, untoward(adj)

    not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society

    "was buried with indecent haste"; "indecorous behavior"; "language unbecoming to a lady"; "unseemly to use profanity"; "moved to curb their untoward ribaldry"

  2. indecent(adj)

    offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters

    "an earthy but not indecent story"; "an indecent gesture"

  3. indecent(adj)

    offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance

    "a bathing suit considered indecent by local standards"

Wiktionary

  1. indecent(Adjective)

    offensive to good taste

  2. indecent(Adjective)

    not in keeping with conventional moral values; improper, immodest or unseemly

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indecent(adj)

    not decent; unfit to be seen or heard; offensive to modesty and delicacy; as, indecent language


Translations for indecent

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

indecent(adjective)

offending against accepted standards of sexual or moral behaviour; not modest

indecent clothing.

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